College Rankings - Most Affordable Campus Towns in Pennsylvania

College expenses include more than just tuition and textbooks. The cost of living on campus is a huge factor in making school affordable. Here's a look at the top colleges and universities where students are able to financially keep their head above water.

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1
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
9.35 / 10
2
Grove City College
Grove City, PA
9.31 / 10
3
Lock Haven University
Lock Haven, PA
9.03 / 10
4
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
8.84 / 10
5
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
8.82 / 10
6
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
8.76 / 10
7
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Clarion, PA
8.76 / 10
8
Allegheny College
Meadville, PA
8.74 / 10
9
Bloomsburg Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg, PA
8.74 / 10
10
University of Pittsburgh - Bradford
Bradford, PA
8.68 / 10
11
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA
8.68 / 10
12
Penn State Abington
Abington, PA
8.64 / 10
13
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA
8.60 / 10
14
Valley Forge Christian College
Phoenixville, PA
8.58 / 10
15
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA
8.56 / 10
16
Peirce College
Philadelphia, PA
8.56 / 10
17
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
8.54 / 10
18
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA
8.54 / 10
19
Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, PA
8.52 / 10
20
Philadelphia University
Philadelphia, PA
8.52 / 10
21
Lancaster Bible College
Lancaster, PA
8.52 / 10
22
Penn State Greater Allegheny
McKeesport, PA
8.46 / 10
23
King's College - Pennsylvania
Wilkes-Barre, PA
8.46 / 10
24
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA
8.42 / 10
25
East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg, PA
8.42 / 10